Posted in on May 11, 2017

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Branch: Chief Financial Officer
Directorate: Financial Services
SALARY : R226 611 per annum, Level 07
CENTRE : Pretoria, Head Office

REQUIREMENTS : A National Senior Certificate/Grade 12 or National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)) Level 4 certificate An appropriate 3-year B Degree or diploma with accounting as a subject will be an added advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with 1 year appropriate experience in Government Financial Accounting; the PERSAL and BAS system, knowledge and understanding of the PFMA and Treasury Regulations; knowledge and understanding of the Basic Accounting System (BAS); good communication (verbal and written) skills; computer literacy; problem-solving skills; planning and organizing skills; analytical skills; liaison skills; client orientation skills; financial management skills; presentation skills; customer care skills. Other Attributes/Skills: Friendly and trustworthy; Accuracy; Confidence; Ability to work under pressure; Ability to work in a team and independently; Assertiveness; and Self-starter.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be expected to handle documents and information with strict confidentiality, Control the sorting and distribution of all salary pays lips to all pay points, Control the distribution and follow up of payroll certificates for all salary related payments, Control the submission of pay roll status to the Accounting Officer or his delegate in terms of the Treasury Regulations, Control the checking and verification of pay sheets for amendments and inform personnel on any amendments, Manage and respond to enquiries related to this function, Supervise the work performance of subordinates by inter alia, allocating and controlling work and maintaining office discipline.

ENQUIRIES : Mr P Mtshali Tel no: (012) 312 5089 / Mr R Kgare Tel no: (012) 312 5442



APPPLICATIONS : please forward your application, quoting the reference number to: the director-general, department of higher education and training, private bag X174, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to: 123 Francis Baard street (former Schoeman street) Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE : 12 May 2017

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any public service department or on the internet at and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive cv (with three contactable references and certified copies of all qualifications, identity document (id) not older than three months, including drivers licence (where it is required). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African qualification authority (SAQA) and the evaluation certificate from SAQA must be attached. Failure to sign Z83 and submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Candidates whose appointments will promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. As of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the government employee medical scheme (gems) in order to qualify for a government medical subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Applications received after the closing date or faxed and emailed applications will not be considered. Note: All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo a compulsory competency assessment and will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interest and be subjected to security clearance.

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